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Matt Taylor Promoted to Managing Director and Group Head of Key Equipment Finance Capital Markets

Posted 02/04/2019

SUPERIOR, CO. – February 4, 2019 – Key Equipment Finance, one of the nation’s largest bank-held equipment finance companies and an affiliate of KeyCorp (NYSE: KEY), today announced that Matt Taylor has been promoted to managing director and group head of Key Equipment Finance capital markets. In his role, Taylor will be responsible for leading the capital markets team, while continuing to manage syndication activities for specialty finance lending.

“Throughout his career, Matt has consistently exceeded his goals and has received multiple sales achievement awards including the 2013 Golden Key Award, 2014 Chairman’s Award, 2015 Million Dollar Club President’s Circle Award, and the Pinnacle Club President’s Circle Award in both 2016 and 2017,” said Phil Turner, executive vice president of originations and capital markets. “I look forward to working closely with Matt in this new leadership position.”

Taylor has held positions of increasing responsibility with KeyBank since joining the company in 2006. In his most recent role, he supported specialty finance lending as managing director, capital markets. 

Taylor graduated magna cum laude as a Worthington Scholar from Ohio University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance and marketing. In 2013, he received his MBA as a Daniels Scholar at the University of Denver – Daniels College of Business with a focus on Strategic Innovation and Change. Taylor is also a registered representative for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and holds both a Series 63 and 52 License. 

About Key Equipment Finance

Key Equipment Finance has been in the equipment finance business for 45 years and is one of the largest bank-based equipment finance providers in the U.S. The company provides tailored equipment lease and finance solutions for commercial clients and government entities. Through its commercial vendor unit, equipment finance programs are developed for manufacturers, distributors and resellers. 

Key Equipment Finance’s specialty finance group includes a specialty finance lending team, which provides structured facilities to various sectors of the specialty finance market, and a capital markets team to support corporations looking to optimize risk and revenue. Headquartered outside Denver, Colorado, Key Equipment Finance manages nearly $13 billion in assets and originates nearly $6 billion of equipment financing annually. For more information, visit

About KeyCorp

KeyCorp's roots trace back 190 years to Albany, New York. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Key is one of the nation's largest bank-based financial services companies, with assets of approximately $139.6 billion at December 31, 2018. Key provides deposit, lending, cash management, and investment services to individuals and businesses in 15 states under the name KeyBank National Association through a network of over 1,100 branches and more than 1,500 ATMs. Key also provides a broad range of sophisticated corporate and investment banking products, such as merger and acquisition advice, public and private debt and equity, syndications and derivatives to middle market companies in selected industries throughout the United States under the KeyBanc Capital Markets. 

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